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Cattleya Alliance - Blc. Copper Queen

Cattleya Alliance - Blc. Copper Queen

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Introducing Blc. Copper Queen a mesmerizing hybrid between Rlc. Toshie Aoki and Bc. Richard Mueller. This striking Brassavola x Laelia x Cattleya orchid is a true delight for both beginner and experienced orchid enthusiasts. With its brightly colored flowers that open in a delightful light pinkish-orange shade and mature into a captivating coppery-yellowish-orange hue, the ‘Copper Queen’ will add a touch of natural beauty to any space.

One of the highlights of this orchid is its vibrant red spotted lip, adding a unique touch to the already enchanting flowers. Each spike usually produces three flowers that emanate a delightful fragrance, lasting an impressive 2-3 weeks. As a winter bloomer, this orchid has a fast growth rate and can reward you with lovely blooms even in summer, provided it receives the right growing conditions.

As an amazing Cattleya type orchid, the ‘Copper Queen’ brings forth a fusion of its complex parentage traits, resulting in large, well-formed flowers with frilled edges. The best part is, it's an easy-to-grow orchid, making it a perfect choice for those new to orchid cultivation as well as seasoned growers looking for an addition to their collection.

When it comes to cultivating your Blc. Copper Queen make sure to provide it with medium to bright indirect light. Finding the right balance of light for your specific environment will help the orchid thrive. In terms of watering, aim to water every 3-7 days, adjusting the frequency based on the humidity in your surroundings. It's essential to allow the orchid to dry out before watering again, as they prefer slightly drier conditions.

To promote the best growth and blooming, ensure your Blc. Copper Queen receives ample air circulation and high humidity. You can grow it either potted or mounted, depending on your preference. For potted plants, select an open and freely draining medium. Enhance your standard Cattleya mix by adding some extra LECA or hydroton, which will undoubtedly contribute to the orchid's overall health and vitality.

This is a blooming size in a 4" pot about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

Get ready to be captivated by the ever-changing shades of its flowers and enjoy the rewarding experience of growing this exquisite orchid in your home or garden. Order your now Blc. Copper Queen and embark on a thrilling journey of orchid cultivation!

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